I’ve spent extensive time with the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR — here’s which phone I’d recommend buying (AAPL)

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Apple’s current iPhone lineup consists of the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR.
The real question is: Which should you buy?
As someone who’s spent extensive time with all three phones, I’ve concluded that the iPhone XR is the best phone for most people, even though the iPhone XS beats it in many ways.
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“Which iPhone should I buy? iPhone XS or iPhone XR?”

That’s the question I’ve gotten more than any other question this year.

Each iPhone has its benefits. The iPhone XR has superior battery life, and comes in more colors than the other phones. It’s also $250 cheaper to start. The iPhone XS, though, has a way better display and comes in two different sizes, including a large “Max” version.

I’ve spent a lot of time with all three iPhones. Here’s how they stack up, and why I think the iPhone XR is the best phone for most people.

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The iPhone XR, iPhone XS, and iPhone XS Max are all powered by the same chip — Apple’s A12 Bionic — so you won’t notice a difference in speed or performance.

All three phones also run iOS 12, the latest version of Apple’s mobile operating system for iPhones and iPads, out of the box.

They all support wireless charging.

The iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR have the same front-facing camera for selfies and Face ID.

Their rear cameras are nearly identical, too, even though the iPhone XR has one fewer lens than the iPhone XS and XS Max.

They all have similar designs. They look like the iPhone X from 2017, with its edge-to-edge display and “notch” cutout for Face ID.

They all support two SIM cards (one physical Nano SIM card and one electronic SIM card, unless you live in China), which lets you connect to multiple carriers and networks.

But that’s where the similarities end.

The 6.1-inch iPhone XR has a slightly bigger screen than the 5.8-inch iPhone XS.

Neither phone compares to the massive screen on the 6.5-inch iPhone XS Max, though.

The screens for the iPhone XS and XS Max feature OLED technology. They have two of the best smartphone displays ever made.

The iPhone XR has an LCD screen, which is still good, but it doesn’t compare to the gorgeous colors, contrast, and brightness of the OLED screens on the iPhone XS and XS Max.

The iPhone XR also has a slightly thicker bezel, or border around its display, compared to the iPhone XS.

The iPhone XS gets about 13 hours of battery life. The iPhone XS Max gets about 14 hours of life.

The iPhone XR has the best battery life, though: It gets about 16 hours on a single charge — about 15% more juice compared to the iPhone …read more

Source:: Business Insider


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